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My rMBP is a bit quirky when charging.

Back Story: About a month or two ago I spilled water on my rMBP and I immediately turned it off and let it dry for several days, when I turned it back on to my horror I found that it would not hold a charge. I could turn it on and it would tell me "plugged in, not charging", but even with that it would turn off after about 5 minutes of usage. I came back home from University and basically ignored my laptop for about a month (I used my desktop). I shipped my desktop off to University a couple days ago and decided to see if there was any change in my laptops state. To my surprise it will now hold a charge! I've been using it the last two days without any real problem (besides what I'm about to explain).

The Problem: The laptop WILL charge now but only under certain circumstances. Basically I can only charge in increments of 1-2 hours at a time, keeping the magsafe 2 adapter in for any longer will switch it to "plugged in not charging" even if it isn't at 100%. If I take the charger out and immediately plug it back in it is a no-go. I have to wait at least 30 minutes before charging again. I was hoping that there might be a (under $200) solution to fixing this small quirk? I can live with this defect but I would prefer not to. I have Apple care but told apple about the water and they've basically black-listed me from any help at this point. (I have done a pram/smc reset).

Power Information:

Battery Information:

Model Information:

Serial Number: (hidden)

Manufacturer: SMP

Device Name: (hidden)

Pack Lot Code: 0

PCB Lot Code: 0

Firmware Version: 511

Hardware Revision: 3

Cell Revision: 1150

Charge Information:

Charge Remaining (mAh): 5040

Fully Charged: No

Charging: Yes

Full Charge Capacity (mAh): 8028

Health Information:

Cycle Count: 160

Condition: Normal

Battery Installed: Yes

Amperage (mA): -284

Voltage (mV): 11644

System Power Settings:

AC Power:

System Sleep Timer (Minutes): 10

Disk Sleep Timer (Minutes): 10

Display Sleep Timer (Minutes): 10

Wake on AC Change: No

Wake on Clamshell Open: Yes

Wake on LAN: Yes

AutoPowerOff Delay: 14400

AutoPowerOff Enabled: 1

Current Power Source: Yes

DarkWakeBackgroundTasks: 1

Display Sleep Uses Dim: Yes

GPUSwitch: 2

PrioritizeNetworkReachabilityOverSleep: 0

Standby Delay: 4200

Standby Enabled: 1

Battery Power:

System Sleep Timer (Minutes): 10

Disk Sleep Timer (Minutes): 10

Display Sleep Timer (Minutes): 2

Wake on AC Change: No

Wake on Clamshell Open: Yes

AutoPowerOff Delay: 14400

AutoPowerOff Enabled: 1

DarkWakeBackgroundTasks: 0

Display Sleep Uses Dim: Yes

GPUSwitch: 2

Reduce Brightness: Yes

Standby Delay: 4200

Standby Enabled: 1

Hardware Configuration:

UPS Installed: No

AC Charger Information:

Connected: Yes

ID: (hidden)

Wattage (W): 85

Family: (hidden)

Serial Number: (hidden)

Charging: Yes

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The logic board is pretty well protected from minor spills to the keyboard. Your use of an external keyboard speaks well for the logic board. I would replace the top case and the MagSafe board and then see if your trackpad has any damage.

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Everything else is fine, I have only had trouble with charging. The keyboard, trackpad, speakers, usb, hdmi, screen are all fine.

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This is a bit of a puzzle, water shouldn't hurt it to bad unless it has a high quantity of salt or other minerals. My guess is that the sensor for the battery is just gone a little funky.

Hope this helps,

John H. Laney

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